Public unaware of cancer risk from too little exercise, study reports

Thursday, August 9 2018

Public unaware of cancer risk from too little exercise, study reports

Exercise cuts risk of chronic disease in older adults July 23, 2018 New research has shown that older adults who exercise above current recommended levels have a reduced risk of developing chronic disease compared with those who do not exercise. Heart disease sufferers not exercising enough June 15, 2018 Evidence shows that people with existing heart problems or who are at risk of developing them, are ignoring medical advice and not taking enough exercise. New medical treatments have helped people to live longer despite these ... Many parents lack the confidence to get their kids to exercise September 12, 2016 If Canadian parents are going to get their kids to exercise more, they need more than just public awareness campaigns. Many adults have insufficient knowledge about heart failure March 22, 2017 In the largest German survey on heart failure to date, investigators found that the overall awareness of heart failure has not increased over the past decade and is not at a satisfactory level. Physical activity linked to reduced mortality in breast and colon cancer patients May 8, 2012 Physical activity is associated with reduced breast and colon cancer mortality, but there is insufficient evidence on the association for other cancer types, according to a study published May 8 in the Journal of the National ... Women exercisers face health risk if not keeping up energy intake January 10, 2017 Many New Zealand women who exercise recreationally could be risking their health by not eating enough to match the energy they expend, new University of Otago research suggests. Recommended for you Cancer cells send out 'drones' to battle immune system from afar August 8, 2018 Cancer cells are more than a lump of cells growing out of control; they participate in active combat with the immune system for their own survival. Being able to evade the immune system is a hallmark of cancer. Cancer cells ... Carbon dioxide levels on flight deck affect airline pilot performance August 8, 2018 Commercial airline pilots were significantly better at performing advanced maneuvers in a flight simulator when carbon dioxide (CO2) levels on the flight deck (cockpit) were 700 parts per million (ppm) and 1500 ppm than when ... Discovery of a new tumor suppressor previously thought to be an oncogene August 8, 2018 The PLK1 gene, which has for decades been considered a tumor promoter, can also halt the development of cancer. This finding was made by researchers from the Spanish National Cancer Research Centre (CNIO) and Germany's Cancer ... Boxers or briefs? Loose-fitting underwear may benefit sperm production August 8, 2018 Men who most frequently wore boxers had significantly higher sperm concentrations and total sperm counts when compared with men who did not usually wear boxers, according to new research led by Harvard T.H. Chan School of ... Giving kids plates with segments and pictures caused them to eat more vegetables August 8, 2018 A pair of researchers at the University of Colorado has found that preschool kids ate more vegetables when presented with segmented plates with pictures of fruits and vegetables on them. In their paper published in JAMA Pediatrics, ... Broad genetic testing for advanced lung cancer may not improve survival August 8, 2018 Testing for dozens of genetic mutations in tumors of patients with a common form of advanced lung cancer did not appear to improve survival compared to routine genetic testing, a study led by Yale Cancer Center (YCC) scientists ...